137th Infantry Illinois Volunteers, Company B The One Hundred and Thirty-seventh Infantry Illinois Volunteers was organized at Camp Wood, Quincy, Ill., by Colonel John Wood, and was mustered in June 5, 1864, for one hundred days.

On June 9, 1864, the Regiment left Quincy, and proceeded to Memphis, Tenn., where it was assigned to Fourth Brigade, District of Memphis, Colonel E. L. Baltwick, Thirty-ninth Wisconsin, commanding. On July 9, assigned to Third Brigade, Colonel John Wood commanding, and was stationed on the Hernando road, on picket duty.

The Regiment was mustered out of the United States service at Springfield, Ill., September 4, 1864.1)History from the Adjutant General’s Report.

Name and RankResidenceDate of Rank
or Enlistment
Remarks
*MO means Mustered Out
Captains:
John W. SmithClaytonJune 5, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
First Lieutenants:
John A. ThompsonColumbusJune 5, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Second Lieutenants:
James A. SeatonColumbusJune 5, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
First Sergeant:
Richard Seaton, Jr.Camp PointMay 3, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Sergeants:
Franklin WhitmerColumbusMay 7, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Jonathan O. LandisColumbus
James M. ThomasColumbusMay 14, 1864
Benjamin F. JacksonClaytonMay 3, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Pvt.
Corporals:
Joseph B. HerronCamp PointMay 17, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Henry R. HillCamp PointMay 9, 1864
Samuel AndersonClaytonMay 16, 1864
Samuel ThompsonCamp PointMay 11, 1864
Thomas C. SmithCamp PointMay 18, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Sgt
Warren S. ReedCamp PointMO Sept. 24, 1864
Thomas R. WhrayPaysonMay 20, 1864
Ezra JessupClaytonMay 10, 1864
Musicians:
Alexander McNealColumbusMay 14, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Pvt.
Robert M. SmithClaytonMay 9, 1864
Privates:
Asher, James A.ColumbusMay 10, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864 as Corporal
Adair, Thomas M.Camp PointMay 16, 1864MO May 17, 1865, POW
Adams, GeorgeCamp PointMay 9, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Arbuckle, DanielQuincyMay 30, 1864MO May 30, 1865, POW
Butler, HezekiahColumbusMay 10, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Butler, JeffersonColumbusMay 7, 1864
Brooks, Isaac N.Columbus
Bennett, GeorgeCamp PointMay 18, 1864
Black, HenryCamp PointMay 10, 1864
Billings, Joseph C.QuincyMay 18, 1864
Bradford, William A.Camp PointMay 14, 1864
Bragg, JosephusColumbusMay 18, 1864Deserted May 20, 1864, Bef. Muster
Cannon, Clinton B.ColumbusMay 14, 1864Killed, Memphis, Aug. 21, 1874
Coldwell, Josephus T.Camp PointMay 13, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Chidester, AndrewColumbusMay 10, 1864MO May 17, 1865, POW
Chatham, William J.ColumbusMay 7, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Castle, William H.QuincyMay 30, 1864
Dodd, William T.Camp PointMay 13, 1864MO May 9, 1865, POW
Dius, CassonQuincyMay 30, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Ellington, William T.QuincyMay 16, 1864
Enyeart, Silas H.Clayton
Felt, Peter F.ColumbusMay 7, 1864Promoted Hospital Steward
Freeman, RufusColumbusMO Sept. 24, 1864
Franzin, AlexanderCamp PointMay 13, 1864
Griffin, Henry T.QuincyMay 17, 1864MO May 17, 1865, POW
Greenalgh, JohnCamp PointMay 3, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Gibson, FrederickCamp PointMay 6, 1864
Gronwalt, HenryCamp PointMay 14, 1864
Hughes, PheliesCamp PointMay 18, 1864
Harbinson, John C.ClaytonMay 17, 1864
Howser, William A.Clayton
Hendrix, Henry A.ColumbusMay 16, 1864
Heaton, SamuelCamp PointMay 14, 1864
Harris, JosephQuincyMay 27, 1864Absent sick at MO of Regiment
Johnson, Hiram M.Camp PointMay 13, 1864Killed Memphis, Aug. 21, 1864
Jolly, Henry H.QuincyMay 17, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Kelly, Samuel H.ColumbusMay 7, 1864
Kenny, Louis H.Camp PointMay 9, 1864
Little, James K.Camp Point
Lewis, John T.Camp PointMay 18, 1864
Lane, William A.Quincy
McLelland, HiramCamp PointKilled Memphis, Aug. 21, 1864
McCoy, Daniel C.ClaytonMay 6, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
McClintock, WilliamCamp PointMay 18, 1864
Miller, CharlesQuincyMay 13, 1864
Miller, DanielCamp Point
McMurray, Richard L.ClaytonMay 30, 1864
Nichols, William N.ColumbusMay 10, 1864
O’Reiley, JosephQuincyMay 25, 1864
Parker, William J.Camp PointMay 12, 1864MO May 9, 1865, POW
Pocock, Lloyd A.Camp PointMO Sept. 24, 1864
Payne, John M.ColumbusMay 18, 1864MO May 17, 1865, POW
Pigg, Samuel M.Camp PointMay 17, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Redding, DavidQuincyMay 13, 1864
Scarborough, WilliamCamp PointMay 18, 1864
Stewart, CharlesClaytonMay 15, 1864Died Aug. 21, 1864, wounds
Sawin, John M.ColumbusMay 7, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Sawyer, Ephraim E. B.Camp PointMay 5, 1864
Spencer, David M.Camp PointMay 11, 1864
Smart, Charles F.ColumbusMay 18, 1864Died Sept. 8, 1864
Stork, HarmonQuincyMO Sept. 24, 1864
Schamburg, Hiram J.Camp PointMay 14, 1864
Sheffield, David M.Camp PointMay 18, 1864Deserted May 30, 1864
Thompson, JamesCamp PointMay 7, 1864MO Sept. 25, 1864
Tyrrell, Charles W.ClaytonMay 14, 1864
Wartick, William E.Camp PointMay 17, 1864
Ward, WilliamColumbusMay 10, 1864
Wright, Robert J.ColumbusMay 7, 1864
Willis, John E.ClaytonMay 17, 1864
Whitford, Charles G.Camp PointMay 14, 1864
Wessels, Burtus J.Camp PointMay 10, 1864
Wilson, Nelson B.Clayton
Recruits:
Comeford, George E.Camp PointJune 9, 1864MO Sept. 24, 1864
Gibson, BrianCamp PointMay 10, 1864
Golden, JohnColumbus
Herndon, EdwardQuincyMay 25, 1864
Kirkpatrick, Wm. B.ClaytonMay 18, 1864
Lemon, Houston F.Camp PointMay 17, 1864
Lemon, AnthonyPayson
McNeal, FrancisColumbusMay 7, 1864
McRoy, MilesColumbusMay 18, 1864
Wheelden, OliverClaytonMay 14, 1864
Winger, CalebClaytonMay 25, 1864

 

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1.History from the Adjutant General’s Report.
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